John Mayer tells the Toronto Eye that the days of the “groupie” are over with. He explained, “Fifteen, 20 years ago, if you were offered a backstage pass you knew you were spending the night. Now when people are offered a backstage pass they think, ‘Maybe I can get a picture with him!’ There’s so much of a social stigma – and goddamn ’em for it – which prevents women from going balls-out.”
Even though he sounds upset about it, Mayer doesn’t sound like he’d partake at women who would throw themselves at him because of the internet. “It really all comes down to Internet message boards,” he explained. “The rapid transfer of information has killed fun for people on the road. I don’t want to have indiscriminate sex enough to justify reading some story on some Web site afterwards, where it’s seen as being as true as the New York Times.” Read more.